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LSU's Collins wins SEC Jacobs Blocking Trophy

 LSU senior left tackle La’el Collins became the sixth Tiger in school history to win the prestigious Jacobs Blocking Trophy as the Southeastern Conference’s most outstanding blocker, the SEC office announced Wednesday.

State Fire Marshal investigating deadly blaze in Roseland

State Fire Marshal investigators are currently on the scene of a fire that claimed one life and severely damaged a residence.

St. Martinville woman wanted on bench warrant

(St. Martinville, LA.)- Ms. Ashleigh Harris, 27, of St. Martinville, (may also be in the Denham Springs area), is wanted for Failure to Appear on the following charge:

2015 EBR budget has no raises for city-parish employees

Some Metro Council members had designs on challenging Mayor-President Kip Holden's budget for 2015.

2014 All-SEC football team announced

  Alabama and Missouri each placed a league-leading seven representatives on the 2014 All-Southeastern Conference Coaches’ Football Team, it was announced on Tuesday.

EPA proposal could affect Baton Rouge's industrial growth

A proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency could affect industrial business growth in Baton Rouge.

Southern QB Howard named finalist for FCS Award

 The Southwestern Athletic Conference had five football student-athletes named finalists for the Sports Network FCS Awards.

State will now cover rape victim's hospital bills

Governor Bobby Jindal wants to make sure rape victims don't have to pay for their hospital bills.

How OLOL expanded its emergency services

 Dr. Ashley Saucier has a passion for helping kids. So, she dedicates her life to doing just that. "I've always liked working with children. It's always been what I wanted to do," Saucier said.

Holden fire chief doing everything to keep department open

 "We didn't expect this to happen. And we are hoping that it was just a mistake. That people just didn't realize that it was just a renewal, it was not an increase."

Driver charged in crash that killed Prairieville teen driving to school

At approximately 7:00 am on December 9, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 74 east of I-10 in Ascension Parish.

2 men spend over $700 using debit card stolen from elderly man

Detectives are looking for two black men who illegally spent about $750, using a debit card that was stolen from an elderly man.

Couple steals over $1K in electronics from Gonzales Walmart

Police are looking for a man and woman who stole over $1,200 in merchandise from the Walmart on Airline Highway in Gonzales.

Man tries to break in to Prairieville house while owner is home

Deputies are looking for a man burglarized a car and attempted a home burglary in Prairieville.

Talented young musicians show gift for service through toy drive for Parker House

The children who live at Parker House do not have much.